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- Updates on Tuesday 29 December 2015
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A police firearms unit was called out in Nuneaton after reports of a man holding offensive weapons outside some sheltered housing.
It happened outside Byford Court just before 04:00 yesterday.Copyright: BBC
A 25-year-old man from Nuneaton has been arrested and bailed to return to the police station on 24 January.
It will become increasingly cloudy and windy through the evening and night.
Gales and light rain will follow into the early hours.
Minimum temperature: 8C (46F).Copyright: BBC
Tomorrow it will soon turn wet and windy across all parts through the course of the morning.
The rain will be heavy and persistent with gales.
Maximum temperature: 12C (54F).
There are delays on the A45 Stonebridge Highway and London Road.
The family of John Bradbury have paid tribute to The Specials' drummer following news of his death at the age of 62.
In a statement, they said: "Brad's drumming was the powerhouse behind The Specials and it was seen as a key part to the Two Tone sound.
"His contribution to the world of music cannot be understated and he will be much missed by family, friends and fans alike."Copyright: Michael Buckner
- The Specials drummer John Bradbury has died aged 52.
- A Coventry city fan has been charged with pitch invasion following an incident at the Chesterfield match yesterday
- An investigation is under way after a suspected arson attack on a derelict building and digger near Coventry
A woman from Coventry was shocked to receive nearly 30 penalty charge notices in the post from the council - all for the same offence.Copyright: Coventry Telegraph
Pete Waterman has expressed his shock at the news of the death of The Specials drummer John Bradbury.Copyright: Michael Buckner
Speaking to BBC Coventry and Warwickshire's Phil Upton today, music producer Waterman said: "I always had a good laugh with Brad. He was always proud of being in the band and what we'd and he'd achieved.
"He never left Coventry because he always wanted to be part of the scene... he was tremendous."
A popular Rugby flower shop has closed today after two years of trading.
The Specials have paid tribute to their drummer, John Bradbury, following his death.
Coventry City football fans have been reminded not to run on to the pitch during matches following an incident during the 1-1 draw at Chesterfield yesterday.
An 18-year-old City fan has been charged with pitch invasion after more than 100 people ran on to the pitch before the final whistle blew.Copyright: Coventry City Football Club
A club spokesman said: "A small minority of our supporters entered the pitch following James Maddison's goal and we ask all supporters to refrain from this sort of behaviour in the future as the club could face action from the FA."
John 'Brad' Bradbury, drummer with The Specials, has died at the age of 62.Copyright: The Specials
A key designer talks about the challenge of reinventing Falstaff for the Royal Shakespeare Theatre's production of Henry IV.
Three crews were sent to deal with a fire in a derelict building and a JCB digger in London road, at Ryton-on-Dunsmore, at about 20:00 yesterday - a suspected arson attack.
- Copyright: NHS
Dr David Spraggett, who chairs NHS South Warwickshire CCG, said: “The NHS Choices website is a trusted resource that can help you make lifestyle changes such as losing weight, stopping smoking or getting fit."
The man responsible for the fairground rides in Coventry city centre said the ferris wheel which dropped a car had passed the necessary safety tests.Copyright: Coventry Telegraph
London Midland has defended a decision to put on a reduced service over the next few days.
The company is urging you to check in advance if you're relying on public transport.
A new study in Coventry suggests culture, language and religion are often the reason why diabetes is more common among people from ethnic backgrounds.
Researchers at Warwick Medical School found one in three people with the condition in the city are from such a background.Copyright: University of WarwickQuote Message: The majority of cases are Type 2 diabetes which can be brought on by obesity. from Dr Peter Zair Clinical Research Fellow
Generally fine and dry, with sunny spells for many places.
Top temperature: 11C (52F).Copyright: BBC
Tonight, cloud will bring outbreaks of rain eastwards during the early hours.
Windy, with gales in many places. Minimum temperature: 8C (46F).
The 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death is among dates being commemorated next year by English Heritage.
The charity, which runs the London blue plaques scheme, will be erecting a plaque to Bobby Moore, captain of the team which beat Germany 4-2 at Wembley.Copyright: BBC
English Heritage will also mark William Shakespeare's death at 52 in 1616.